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A female asked:

I had sex a day ago and used protection i'm on birth control but today i got brown discharge does this mean i'm pregnant?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
No: The brown discharge doesn't mean you are (or are not) pregnant. Its usually related to uterine bleeding or vaginal bleeding as a result of intercourse. Best wishes!
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Last updated Dec 28, 2014

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